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Thomas P. Blue

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-07-1875 Democratic AD-24 0 Win
Website: www.findagrave.com/memorial/128092704/thomas-porter-blue
 

Candidate Biography:

Thomas Porter Blue
Born: 1830 in Tennessee
Married: Philinda Smith (m. 1870)
Children: Lora A., Guy L., Mary J., Cora May, Thomas P., and William B. "Bill" 
Died: April 24, 1903 at You Bet, California

  • A genealogy website by Al Grieshaber of the Blue By You Ranch (a llama ranch in Oregon) indicates that Blue was shot and killed along with his son Bill by his neighbor Jerry Goodwin in an altercation over their trespassing on Goodwin's property. [Source: "Descendants of Malcolm Blue"]
  • Be Fruitful and Multiply: Blue had six children.

Source: Directory of the California Legislature. Twenty-First Session, 1875-6 by William Halley (1876)
Source: History of Political Conventions in California, 1849-1892 by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
Source: "Descendants of Malcolm Blue" from the Blue By You Ranch (a llama ranch in Oregon)